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Warsaw

Warsaw, Poland’s striking capital, remains an engaging choice for a European city break as new, modern city skyscrapers rise amongst the former baroque palaces of its distant past and the post-modern brutalist blocks of its modern history. A city that has developed across the disparate eras of post-WWII Europe, Warsaw rewards the further you scratch beneath the surface.

Start from the baroque market square and follow the Old Town – reconstructed after extensive damage during WWII – as it unfurls across the city, before heading to Srodmiescie in the south for café-filled streets, admire the Stalinist-inspired Palace of Culture tower and enjoy the ‘edgy’ Praga district across the Vistula River for some of Europe’s trendiest bars.

 

What you’ll love most about Warsaw

  • The city’s Old Town, with its alleys and passageways, plaza and churches, is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre
  • Follow a glorious route on foot that takes in the Royal Castle, Wilanow Palace and Lazienki Palace and Park
  • The Old Town Market Place is surrounded by tall, narrow Renaissance and Baroque merchants’ houses of many colours. A beautiful setting for the many restaurants that line the perimeter of the square

Where to Book

  • Old town square in Warsaw in the summer

  • Warsaw Barbican, Poland

  • Narrow street in Warsaw old town

  • Palace of Culture and Science, downtown Warsaw

  • Leisure boat in Lazienki Park, Warsaw

  • Scenic old town of Warsaw

  • Aerial view of Warsaw in summer

  • Royal Palace on the water of Lazienki Park, Warsaw

  • Two girls ice skating in the Old Town Square ice rink during Christmas

  • Warsaw Christmas lights

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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